General Maintenance Tech II

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Mar 29, 2023
May 21, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
General Maintenance Tech IIGeorge Mason University Facilities ensures a quality physical environment supporting the mission of the university. We will be the technical and business experts of choice with the total trust and confidence of our students, faculty and staff.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:Performs series of skilled tasks in general building maintenance by assisting more senior-level trades workers and performs related duties as required or assigned.Under limited supervision, performs a variety of skilled building maintenance, repair and construction tasks, independently or as a crew member; and does related work as required in any trade or crew assignment;Performing minor mechanical, electrical, and plumbing repairs;Installing, repairing and maintaining all door closers, panic devices, switches on automatic and handicap doors. Inspecting and ordering needed parts to repair or replace door pivots, and hinges;Installing and repairing window treatments such as screens, blinds and shades;Performs preventative maintenance; informs supervisor of major maintenance needs;Drives a vehicle to and from locations and keeps vehicle supplied with tools and materials and keeps it maintained and in an orderly, clean condition;Performs miscellaneous duties such as cleaning and painting the equipment and mechanical areas;Picks up materials from suppliers when requested. Inspects areas and reports problems to supervisor;Maintains paperwork and electronic communications, including work orders, including recording time;Orders and includes materials on work orders in an expedient manner;Follows established university and departmental policies and procedures; follows established safety procedures and reports accidents and problems to supervisor promptly;Performs assigned progressive on-the-job training tasks to develop skills in the general maintenance trade; andPerform other duties as assigned, including snow removal during inclement weather events.Required Qualifications:Demonstrated knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods, practices and tools used in the building maintenance and construction trades;Knowledge of the common hazards and necessary safety precautions;Skill in the use of tools, equipment, materials pertinent to the trades;Ability to follow written and oral instructions, diagrams and manufacturers manuals;High school diploma or equivalent;Demonstrated progressive experience (generally 4+ years) in carpentry and general maintenance; andMust currently possess an appropriate, active, valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of GMU's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver's licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review.Preferred Qualifications:Completion of, or ongoing participation and/or completion of courses in vocational or technology education (preferred); Journeyman's license or equivalent experience; andDemonstrated progressive experience (generally 5+ years) in commercial carpentry work and multiple architectural building trades (preferred).Great benefits:Generous paid time off, including paid sick leave;Health/dental/vision benefits;Tuition exemption and professional development;Commuter Choice Transit Benefit;Virginia Retirement System Hybrid Plan; andPatriot Perks discounts to restaurants, events, and more!

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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